J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy c.1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy c.1826
D20389
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 93
Pencil on blue paper, 138 x 202 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV – 93’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
Some faint red marks in the lower left-hand corner.
Verso:
Some faint red marks in the lower right-hand corner. A note in pencil in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘93’ descending vertically.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy c.1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-hill-town-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183091, accessed 24 April 2024.